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Well, the first Major event of the year has come to a close and it has gotten us plenty excited for the 2015 season. The first of its kind in Australia and the southern hemisphere, the 2015 Aussie Open was the culmination of years of education, promotion and preparation for the tournament staff and crew. When the final putt dropped, a prominent, almost proud roar erupted from the gallery; not only to congratulate the winner, but almost as a sigh of relief that they had pulled it off. It was proof that all the blood, sweat and tears was truly worth the effort. And the players noticed too.

The 2015 Aussie Open came to a close today under a big, beautiful Australian sky. Many of the locals came out to see exactly what this sport was all about, and they were treated not only to some great competition, but the true camaraderie that is the very foundation of this great game we all love.

The 2011 Asia Open International Disc Golf Event took place on February 19-20 in Taipei, Taiwan at the very challenging Hsintian Riverside Disc Golf Course. The Tournament hosted 64 Professional Players from all over the World from the US, Australia, Finland, Korea, Thailand, China and Japan. The Tournament Director, Kuan Chen, organized this PDGA event for the second time, as he plans on hosting the event every other year at various locations throughout Asia in years to come.

Valarie Jenkins and David Feldberg top the Yearend 2010 PDGA World Rankings

Dave Feldberg masters ‘The Doctor’ to win the Aussie Title in Perth

Submitted by: Kingsley Flett

Feldberg Finishes On Top of Woodchuck Cider Drive for the Championship Disc Golf Points Series

Rock Hill, South Carolina--When David Feldberg stepped up to the 254th throw of his grueling four day encounter with one of disc golf’s most renowned courses at Winthrop Gold, he believed that this single putt would determine whether his incredible accomplishments during the 2010 season would be fulfilling or a flop.

Coming from nearby Hinckley, Ohio, Valarie Jenkins has some early memories of the Brent Hambrick Memorial, but not necessarily from the course.

“Living in Ohio, these are the tournaments my parents would go to all the time,” Jenkins remembered.  “And I would just sit in the car reading magazines.  I didn’t even care.”

Valarie Jenkins used finesse in the woods and power on the open holes to capture her first Brent Hambrick Memorial Open Title

Valarie Jenkins used finesse in the woods and power on the open holes to capture her first Brent Hambrick Memorial Open Title

Nate Doss and Valarie Jenkins Take Leads into Final Day at Brent Hambrick Memorial in Columbus, Ohio, as players find two extremely different experiences on the two courses at the Hoover Dam disc golf complex.  

Renowned sports psychologist Dr. Bob Rotella has written one of the seminal treatise on the sport that forces us to resign ourselves to the fact that Golf is Not a Game of Perfect.   

And while the women’s lead group would surely admit that their first round efforts were far from perfect, all but Valarie Jenkins must have been begging to the disc golf gods, “Can you at least throw me a bone here?” during their second rounds at the Brent Hambrick Memorial National Tour event in Columbus, Ohio.